Helping people of all ages know Jesus, grow in their faith & go into the world equipped to serve.


With an invitational spirit, we open our hearts, minds and doors, to all with warmth and sincerity. We seek diversity, respect variety in experience, and promote independence of thought.

Join us as we worship together, study and grow together and share God’s love serving in the local, national and global community.

Worship With Us

Traditional Worship  (Summer Schedule)
8:30 AM and 10:00 AM in the Sanctuary

Shine Contemporary Worship
10:00 AM  in the Christian Life Center

Berkley First
10:00 AM in Berkley

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Service and Missions Opportunities

Our Missions Ministry equips disciples of Christ to share God’s love through gifts and service, creating hope and sustainable opportunities for those in need.

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FORWARD is the name of the planning process through which we are discerning the God desired future for our life together. The FORWARD planning process was initiated by Compass in the winter of 2017. The FORWARD planning team was recruited by Compass in the spring of 2017 and given the task of discerning God’s future for Birmingham First and Berkley First United Methodist Church.

Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser

Sponsored by High School Youth for Cass Tiny Homes

Help the High School Students at Birmingham First to raise the funds and build a Cass Tiny Home.

The Flamingo Flocking Fundraiser begins March 4th and runs through May. 


Vacation Bible School

June 18-22, 2018.
9:00 a.m. – noon 
Preschool through 5th grade

NEW THIS YEAR… TIDE POOL TOTS TWO’s VBS Program a new program for our older 2’s (must be 2 years old by December 2017)  

Fun for All Ages

All-Church Picnic

Grab your friends & family, picnic blanket, favorite lawn game and meet out on the front lawn immediately following the 10 am worship service Sunday, June 24th for a complimentary picnic lunch. No reservations needed. Come as you are and enjoy a simple and fun time of fellowship. Hope to see you there!

Questions? Contact Mary

Program Guide

Gather – Learn – Serve

Register for adult, family, student or children’s classes and activities.

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First Kids Preschool encourages learning through play in a caring Christian environment.

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Missions and Service

We invite you to explore the Missions and Service section of our website to find ways that you might like to be involved.

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Upcoming Events

View our calendar of special events.

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Singers, ringers, instrumentalists, and listeners — young, old, and in between —  all have a place in the music ministry.

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Programs & Classes For All Ages

We offer programs, classes and bible studies for all ages from preschool to adults.

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Upcoming Events

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Looking for sermons, forms, daily devotions, etc? Look here. 

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Caring Support

From prayer, support and care in times of need to praise and celebration of events and answered prayers, Caring Ministries is here.

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Stay in Touch

Stay up to date by subscribing to our newsletters and joining us on social media. 

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Your giving is an act of worship and makes possible the ministries of Birmingham First. Thank you for your faithfulness and may God bless you.

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Recent News

Tiny Homes Progressive

Aug 30, 31 and Sep 1, 2 Cass Community Social Services The Tiny Homes Community will once again...
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Worship in the Park

Worship in the Park Sunday, July 15 10:00 AM Shain Park  Join us in Birmingham’s Shain Park on...
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Summer Schedule Begins Memorial Weekend

Summer Schedule Begins Memorial Day Weekend Summer Worship Hours begin Sunday, May 27 Nursery and Sunday School are...
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All-Church Picnic

All-Church Picnic Fun for all ages! Grab your friends & family, picnic blanket, favorite lawn game and meet...
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impACT – 8th Grade Leadership Retreat

impACT Leadership Retreat All Rising 8th Grade students are invited to join us for a Leadership Retreat. Tuesday,...
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Birmingham In The Garden – Garden Tour

Our annual “Birmingham In The Garden” self-paced garden tour on Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 9 a.m. –...
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